Technical Standards Notices

Technical Standards Notices

NEW STANDARDS PROJECTS

Development work has begun on the following new or revised standards. Directly and materially affected individuals are invited to contribute to the development of such standards. Those wanting to participate may contact the Program Manager listed with the document.

Participation on AWS Technical Committees and Subcommittees is open to all persons.

D17.1/D17.1M:2017-AMD2, Specification for Fusion Welding for Aerospace Applications
This specification provides the general welding requirements for welding aircraft and space hardware. It includes but is not limited to the fusion welding of aluminum-based, nickel-based, iron-based, cobalt-based, magnesium-based, and titanium-based alloys using electric arc and high energy beam processes. There are requirements for welding design, personnel and procedure qualification, inspection, and acceptance criteria for aerospace, support, and nonflight hardware. Additional requirements cover repair welding of existing hardware. A commentary for the specification is included.

  • Stakeholders: The Aerospace industry and all subcontractors will use this specification for welder certification, inspection, and acceptance of all welded aerospace production hardware
  • Revised Standard
  • Staff Contact: M. Diaz, ext. 310

 

STANDARDS FOR PUBLIC REVIEW

AWS was approved as an accredited standards-preparing organization by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) in 1979. AWS rules, as approved by ANSI, require that all standards be open to public review for comment during the approval process. This column also advises of ANSI approval of documents. The standards listed below are under public review. A draft copy may be obtained through the AWS staff contact for the respective standard. Send correspondence to AWS, Standards Development, 8669 NW 36 Street, #130, Miami, FL 33166-6672; telephone (800/305) 443-9353.

A3.0M/A3.0:20XX, A3.0M/A3.0:20XX, Standard Terms and Definitions Including Terms for Adhesive Bonding, Brazing, Soldering, Thermal Cutting, and Thermal Spraying
Revised Standard - $86.00 [ANSI Public Review expires 10/1/18]
Staff Contact: S. Borrero, ext. 334

D16.2M/D16.2:20XX, Guide for Components of Robotic and Automatic Arc Welding Installations
Revised Standard - $68.00 [ANSI Public Review expires 9/24/18]
Staff Contact: P. Portela, ext. 311

F2.3M:20XX, Specification for Transparent Welding Curtains and Screens
Revised Standard - $32.00 [ANSI Public Review expires 10/15/18]
Staff Contact: S. P. Hedrick, ext. 305

 

ISO DRAFT STANDARDS FOR PUBLIC REVIEW

Copies of the following Draft International Standards are available for review and comment through your national standards body, which in the United States is ANSI, 25 West 43rd Street, Fourth Floor, New York, NY, 10036; telephone (212) 642-4900. Any comments regarding ISO documents should be sent to your national standards body.

In the United States, if you wish to participate in the development of International Standards for welding, contact Andrew Davis at AWS, 8669 NW 36 Street, #130, Miami, FL, 33166-6672; telephone (305) 443-9353 ext. 466, e-mail: adavis@aws.org. Otherwise contact your national standards body.

None at this time.

 

NEW STANDARDS APPROVED BY ANSI

None at this time.

 

REVISED STANDARDS APPROVED BY ANSI

A5.34/A5.34M:2018, Specification for Nickel-Alloy Flux Cored and Metal Cored Welding Electrodes
Approval Date: 8/15/2018

 

REAFFIRMED STANDARDS APPROVED BY ANSI

None at this time.

 

WITHDRAWN STANDARDS APPROVED BY ANSI

None at this time.

 

AMENDMENT STANDARDS APPROVED BY ANSI

None at this time.

 

ADDENDA STANDARDS APPROVED BY ANSI

None at this time.

 

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